Great Olympians

Biographies - KAP


Hamit Kaplan

Turkey
Wrestling (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
1956 1960 1964 HP
Free-style, +87 kg gold silver bronze 24300
Greco-Roman, +87 kg fourth rd1 2496
26796

One of a few wrestlers who was succesful in both styles. He was World Champion in Greco-Roman in 1955 and in Freestyle in 1958.
(see Kalle Anttila, Wilfried Dietrich, Ivar Johansson, Kristjan Palusalu, Rudolf Svensson, Carl Westergren)


Oskar Kaplur

B. 1889-09-08, Tallinn, Estonia, represented Russia

Olympic Competitor nr 6029


Andrejs Kapmals

B. 1889-11-05, Riga, Latvia, represented Russia

Olympic Competitor nr 6619


Osvald Käpp

B. 1908-02-17, Tallinn, Estonia; D. 1995-12-22
Wrestling, Freestyle & Greco-Roman (1 gold)
Freestyle 1924 1928 1932 HP
Lightweight (-66 kg) R1 gold R1 10288.5
Greco-Roman
Featherweight (-62 kg) R4 2407.5
-67.5 kg R4
-72 kg fourth
12696


Written 2001-10-04 - last modified 2011-08-13

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